Sunday, 14 September 2008

SCOPUS Affiliation Details - for Bournemouth University

SCOPUS profiles each organisation using an authors affiliation, the organisation authors work for at the time of publication. The profile gives the number of articles for each organization by subject, journal title and collaborating institution. Clearly there is room for ambiguity and error, however, SCOPUS have developed the SCOPUS Affiliation Identifier which distinguishes between affiliations that have similar names by assigning each affiliation in SCOPUS a unique number and grouping together all of the documents affiliated with an organization.

The Affiliation Details for Bournemouth University?

The best way to view this data is to search for Bournemouth University using the Affiliation search on SCOPUS (requires an ATHENS Personal Account for off campus access). Highlights are included below.

Total Number of Articles on SCOPUS ranked by Subject

No. of Articles / Subject

237 Engineering
232 Medicine
202 Nursing
196 Social Sciences
194 Computer Science
115 Business, Management and Accounting
101 Environmental Science
91 Materials Science
82 Agricultural and Biological Sciences
49 Earth and Planetary Sciences
48 Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
48 Mathematics
37 Psychology
29 Physics and Astronomy
23 Arts and Humanities
16 Health Professions
13 Economics, Econometrics and Finance
12 Neuroscience
11 Chemical Engineering
11 Decision Sciences
8 Chemistry
8 Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
6 Immunology and Microbiology
3 Dentistry
3 Multidisciplinary
2 Energy

Total Number of Articles on SCOPUS ranked by Journal Title

No. of Articles / Journal Title

46 Practising Midwife
21 Journal of Clinical Nursing
21 Lecture Notes in Computer Science Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics
18 Nursing Standard Royal College of Nursing Great Britain 1987
16 IEE Colloquium Digest
15 Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
14 Nurse Education Today
14 Wear
13 Service Industries Journal
13 Intensive and Critical Care Nursing
12 Nursing Times
12 Journal of Advanced Nursing
11 Materials Science and Technology
10 Tourism Management
10 Midwifery
10 British Journal of Nursing Mark Allen Publishing
10 Information and Software Technology

You can do this for any organisation and use the data for comparative purposes. Note that SCOPUS does not include ALL journals, so like any database of this type is only indicative of performance rather than definitive.

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